See also: Mauri and maùri

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Maori mauri.

NounEdit

mauri (uncountable)

  1. (New Zealand) life force, according to Maori beliefs

AnagramsEdit


'Are'areEdit

VerbEdit

mauri

  1. to live

ReferencesEdit


EstonianEdit

NounEdit

mauri

  1. genitive singular of maur
  2. partitive singular of maur
  3. illative singular of maur

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

mauri

  1. (historical) Moor (member of a North African ethnic group)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of mauri (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative mauri maurit
genitive maurin maurien
partitive mauria maureja
illative mauriin maureihin
singular plural
nominative mauri maurit
accusative nom. mauri maurit
gen. maurin
genitive maurin maurien
partitive mauria maureja
inessive maurissa maureissa
elative maurista maureista
illative mauriin maureihin
adessive maurilla maureilla
ablative maurilta maureilta
allative maurille maureille
essive maurina maureina
translative mauriksi maureiksi
instructive maurein
abessive mauritta maureitta
comitative maureineen
Possessive forms of mauri (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person maurini maurimme
2nd person maurisi maurinne
3rd person maurinsa

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


GilberteseEdit

InterjectionEdit

mauri

  1. hello

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

maurī

  1. nominative masculine plural of maurus
  2. genitive masculine singular of maurus
  3. genitive neuter singular of maurus
  4. vocative masculine plural of maurus

ReferencesEdit

  • mauri in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • mauri in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mauri in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

mauri m

  1. nominative plural form of maurs
  2. vocative plural form of maurs

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *maquri, from Proto-Oceanic *maqurip, from *qurip, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qudip, from Proto-Austronesian *qudip (life, alive).

NounEdit

mauri

  1. life principle; metaphorical soul; source of life
    • 2006, Joanne Barker, Sovereignty Matters, page 208:
      In 1979 a gathering of elder at the Waananga kaumatua affirmed te reo Maori “Ko te reo te mauri o te mana Maori” the language is the life principle of Maori mana.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: mauri

ReferencesEdit

  • mauri” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.